isosorbide dinitrate (Isordil Titradose, Dilatrate-SR, Isochron)

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GENERIC NAME: isosorbide dinitrate

BRAND NAMES: Isordil, Isordil Titradose, Dilatrate-SR

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Isosorbide dinitrate is in the class of drugs called nitrates, and it is used for treating and preventing angina or heart pain. Other nitrates include nitroglycerin (Nitrostat, Nitroquick, Nitrolingual, Nitro-Dur and others) and isosorbide mononitrate (Imdur, Ismo, Monoket). Isosorbide dinitrate is converted in the body to isosorbide mononitrate which is the active chemical.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/29/2014



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